Plus, to ensure your have understood all the main points, you'll practice what you've learned with review questions at the end of each chapter, and there's even a sample social networking platform built with the elements introduced in this book.
- Understand PHP up to an intermediate level, including the basics of object-oriented programming
- Master MySQL, from database structure to complex queries
- Create web pages with PHP and MySQL by integrating forms and other HTML features
- Pick up the basics of CSS (and CSS3) and learn how to use it to create compelling and dynamic web pages.
- Make Ajax calls and turn your website into a highly interactive environment
- Upload and manipulate files and images, validate user input, and secure your applications
- Bring all these technologies together to create a social networking site